BERLIN.- Preview Berlin, the Berlin-based platform to boost a young generation of emerging artists presented by international galleries and projects spaces, goes into its fourth round at its successful venue, Berlin's former city airport Tempelhof. It will take place October 30 - November 2, 2008.
Preview Berlin, the emerging art fair organized by galleries for galleries, is the institution to promote young artists on their way up and set up networks with art lovers and collectors. Preview Berlin additionally offers various curated presentation formats, including the successful Video Art Program, and the new formats Performance Art Day and Blue Room Series.
This year, the former Hangar2 at Berlin's Tempelhof Airport will again be transformed into the buzzing exhibition site of Berlin's most successful art fair for emerging arts.
At the time Tempelhof was built, it was the largest and most modern airport in the world. Now the striking location of Hangar2 offers more than 4,200 sqm to present 57 galleries and an additional of 600 sqm gallery space. Here in the gallery space, the Video Box and the curated Blue Room, as well as the Preview Lounge, which will be generously furnished by BoConcept (DK), are hosted. With Hangar2 at Tempelhof Airport, Preview Berlin found the perfect venue to mirror Berlin's vibrant and growing art scene as well as a long-term perspective for the fair's future.
57 galleries from 11 countries will be presented at Preview Berlin 2008. The jury's criteria for the selection of these up-and-coming galleries were two: quality, as well as the courage to take risks by early presentation of new trends.
A new generation of Berlin galleries, as well as galleries from Denmark, France, the rest of Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Romania, Switzerland, and the United States will prove that Preview Berlin is the platform for an emerging scene of artists and art professionals.